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    UK student visas: Here's how you can get one
    Feb 22, 2018  |  by John Dunn
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    The NHS vs Medicare: Which is better?
    Jan 30, 2018  |  by 1st Contact
  • airport-waiting-takeoff-plane
    5 pro tips for surviving your long-haul flight
    Dec 19, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
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    How long it will take to qualify for ILR in 2018
    Nov 23, 2017  |  by John Dunn
  • couple-marriage
    Getting married in the UK? You may need a Marriage Visitor visa
    Nov 21, 2017  |  by John Dunn
  • container-ship-at-sea
    When are my shipped goods going to arrive?
    Oct 31, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • london-skyline
    The financial requirement for your UK working holiday visa has changed
    Oct 25, 2017  |  by Sam Hopwood
  • pounds-and-coins-on-flag
    Which public funds are available to immigrants in the UK?
    Oct 13, 2017  |  by John Dunn
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    Tired of the city? Regional Australia is hiring skilled workers from around the world
    Sep 26, 2017  |  by Sam Hopwood
  • man-on-carousal
    Don’t leave the airport without it: 6 tips to ensure you hold on to your luggage
    Sep 22, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
 
 
  • Switching from a Tier 5 visa

    Switching from a Tier 5 visa – what are your options?

    by John Dunn | Jun 20, 2016
    The Tier 5 visa is one of the most popular routes for people aged between 18 and 30, from qualifying countries, to get to live and work in the UK. However, as this visa is only valid for two years, and is not renewable, those wishing to stay longer will need to switch visas. We look at some of the options available.
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    EU citizens, don’t panic: UK immigration rules won’t change over night

    by John Dunn | Jun 19, 2016
    Recent media coverage has made many EU citizens worry about their rights, and those of their families, to live and work in the UK. However, there is little reason to panic if you are already living in the UK on a valid visa. There is also no cause for you to worry if you’re applying, or are planning to apply, for a UK visa.
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    Brexit: Visa options for EU citizens

    by John Dunn | Jun 16, 2016
    The UK has voted to leave the EU. European Economic Area (EEA) and EU nationals will have to likely re-assess their visa options. Let’s take a closer look at what a Brexit means for you.
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  • Divorce

    The UK spouse visa and divorce: How to remain in the UK

    by John Dunn | May 27, 2016
    Non-EEA nationals holding a UK spouse visa can apply to continue living in the UK after their relationship with an EEA citizen comes to an end, if certain criteria are met. These types of applications are, unfortunately, complex and often extremely emotional procedures. This article takes a broad look at how you, and any children you may have custody over, may retain your leave to remain in the UK.
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    Australian Skilled Occupation List updated: Do you qualify?

    by Sam Hopwood | May 20, 2016
    The new Skilled Occupation List (SOL) for 2016 / 2017 was recently released and is still dominated by trades, IT services and nursing. People working in these professions, and others listed, are given preferential status when applying for Australian residency visas.
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  • 3 things you should know about Australian migration

    Three things you should know about Australian migration

    by 1st Contact | May 16, 2016
    Every year thousands of people from around the world immigrate to Australia. If you’re considering making the move, here are three things you should know about Australian migration.
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  • Gold coins and shipping strange things

    Gold coins and shipping strange things

    by 1st Contact | May 12, 2016
    The recent sale of a 100 kilogram gold coin in Canada left the new owners with a hefty decision: How to get their new possession home?
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  • UK launches online visa applications in SA

    UK launches new online visa application for South Africans

    by John Dunn | May 11, 2016
    There’s good news for those who are planning a trip to the UK. The arrival of a new online visa application service – Access UK – will make applying for visitor visas significantly easier.
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  • UK biometric card

    How to get your UK biometric card

    by 1st Contact | May 10, 2016
    Anyone who wants to live in the UK for longer than six months will need to get a biometric resident permit (BRP). This document is essential, and yet many are unaware that they need one. Below I briefly explain what the BRP is and why you’ll need a biometric card before you go to the UK.
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  • Benefits of switching from a Tier 2 to a spouse visa

    Benefits of switching from a Tier 2 visa to a spouse visa

    by John Dunn | May 06, 2016
    Officially known as a “family of a settled person” visa, the main advantage of the UK spouse visa is that there are no work restrictions. Unlike a Tier 2 visa, where you are only allowed to work for your sponsored employer, you may be employed by anyone.
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  • students-graduating
    UK student visas: Here's how you can get one
    Feb 22, 2018  |  by John Dunn
  • medical-cross-and-heart
    The NHS vs Medicare: Which is better?
    Jan 30, 2018  |  by 1st Contact
  • airport-waiting-takeoff-plane
    5 pro tips for surviving your long-haul flight
    Dec 19, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • big-ben-on-union-jack
    How long it will take to qualify for ILR in 2018
    Nov 23, 2017  |  by John Dunn
  • couple-marriage
    Getting married in the UK? You may need a Marriage Visitor visa
    Nov 21, 2017  |  by John Dunn
  • container-ship-at-sea
    When are my shipped goods going to arrive?
    Oct 31, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • london-skyline
    The financial requirement for your UK working holiday visa has changed
    Oct 25, 2017  |  by Sam Hopwood
  • pounds-and-coins-on-flag
    Which public funds are available to immigrants in the UK?
    Oct 13, 2017  |  by John Dunn
  • kangaroo-sunset-australia
    Tired of the city? Regional Australia is hiring skilled workers from around the world
    Sep 26, 2017  |  by Sam Hopwood
  • man-on-carousal
    Don’t leave the airport without it: 6 tips to ensure you hold on to your luggage
    Sep 22, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
 
 

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